Cricketer Bumrah’s Grandfather Found Dead; Suicide Suspected

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Ahmedabad: The body of Indian cricketer Jasprit Bumrah’s grandfather was found on Sunday in the Sabarmati river, two days after he had gone missing, in what police suspect is a case of suicide.

Santok Singh Bumrah’s body was fished out from the rive on Sunday morning, Dharmendra Singh Solanki, Police Station Officer of the Sabarmati Riverfront (East) police station said. The police suspect Santok Bumrah, 84, committed suicide.

According to the complaint, Santok Bumrah had come to Ahmedabad from Uttarakhand on December 1 to meet Jasprit Bumrah, but he had gone missing on Friday night after he left their house at Vastrapur without informing the family members, the official said.

According to Solanki, this appears to be a case of suicide and a probe is on.

The 24-year-old Ahmedabad-born pacer, Jasprit Bumrah, a regular in One Day Internationals and T20s for India, was recently picked in the squad for Test series against South Africa beginning next month.

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